Category: Tracey O'Sullivan

Design your moves

Cue the lights, camera, and action. These were the words every student was eager to hear at our Summer Festival of Movement. Read more about 'Design your moves'...

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Go On Persuade Me

Part of a lawyer’s job is going to court to argue a client’s case. A judge or a jury decides if the client is right or wrong based on the... Read more about 'Go On Persuade Me'...

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A taste of art

Mrs Jackson channeled her sculpture talents as the students got messy experimenting with clay. Some common words echoed in Room 13 were roll, pinch, squeeze, thump, texturise, squish, cut, flatten... Read more about 'A taste of art'...

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Power of Words

Writers, poets and songwriters use similes to add depth and emphasise what they are trying to say to the reader or listener. Read more about 'Power of Words'...

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Te Huka Movement Madness

Room 5’s two main focus areas for the last weeks of term were floating and flying. The students conducted investigations into what kind of object floated and those that sink. Read more about 'Te Huka Movement Madness'...

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Forces of Nature

The Te Huka team inquiry is Movement Madness. Our driving question is "How many ways can you move an object (including your body)?" Students are exploring the different ways objects move. Read more about 'Forces of Nature'...

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Pathway to Writing

When writing occurs it provides numerous opportunities to develop student's literacy capacities including making meaning, expressing ideas in texts, fine motor skills, concepts of print, phonological awareness, phonics, and creating... Read more about 'Pathway to Writing'...

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Where does our Water go (Final)

Real life contexts can be a great way to teach problem-solving skills. This was certainly the case for Room 5. Read more about 'Where does our Water go (Final)'...

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Learning Across Levels

Although Term 3 was disrupted by the Covid Lockdown, Te Huka and Poihipi students carried on their learning. It just looked a little different. Read more about 'Learning Across Levels'...

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